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Feb 11, 2013 5:00am PST
wanted to thank supervisor chiu, but especially miss fox and julie ellis from the puc in making sure there is equity especially for the small contractors and business. i know we have had hearings on the pep of color and women-run contracts and how there need to be more opportunities for them. so i am hoping with measures like this we make sure there is more opportunity, especially our most vulnerable communities in san francisco. so i would be like to be added as a co-sponsor as well. >> thank you. supervisor avalos. >> thank you, chair farrell and i would like to thank the puc and president chiu for this legislation. it's in the context of seeing the puc and the projects that we build to the puc as regional and having a partnership? the region and that was something that we wanted to consider in the local hire ordinance and we have people who are actually here who see benefits from local hire ordinance and this ordinance as well. the idea is that where we're making investments and actually people and rate-payers and people around the region are making investments in our water system
Feb 13, 2013 3:00pm PST
philadelphia financier and a principal investor in the northern pacific railroad. in july of 1871, moran traveled by train to utah, where just two years earlier, the union pacific and thecel pd to form the first transcontinental railway. he joined hayden's party in montana. they proceeded to fort ellis and soon entered the fabled region of yellowstone. moran worked closely with the expedition photographer, william henry jackson. together they selected the most impressive views. moran made drawings and watercolor sketches, blocking in forms d contours, quickly noting the colors of the terrain and the sulfurous deposits for which yellowstone is named. back in newark, new jersey, moran began what he termed his "big picture," "the grand canyon of the yellowstone." for moran, the spiritual, natural and aesthetic realms should blend to create a great impression. to that end, he combined different points of view into one dramatic panorama. moran explained, the precipitous rocks on the right were really at my back when i stood at that point. yet in their present position, they are strictly true
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)